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Senegal Global School-Based Student Health Survey - 2005

Data Source
  • Senegal
  • Sub-Saharan Africa

The Global School-Based Student Health Survey (GSHS) is a survey designed to assess health behaviors and protective factors among students to help countries develop priorities and advocate for school and youth health programs and priorities. It also establishes trends and allows international agencies to make comparisons across countries.

Study Website
Adolescents: 2,500-4,999
  • Females and Males
Age Range:
  • 10-14
  • 15-19
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Cross-sectional
Time Period: 2005
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Ministry of Health and Medical Prevention of Senegal
Funders: WHO; U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); UNICEF; UNESCO; UNAIDS
  • Global School-Based Student Health Survey (GSHS)
Demographic Characteristics - Urban and Rural;
Education - Grade attainment/attendance;
HIV/AIDS and STIs - Knowledge, Testing;
Physical Health - Anthropometry, Nutrition;
Reproductive Health - Sexual behavior;
Time Use;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;